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‘Clinically awful’: why the pain of a broken heart is real

In the winter of 2004, women started arriving at Japanese hospitals complaining of chest pains and a shortness of breath. It was a month since a major earthquake had shaken the country, causing mudslides in the mountains, injuring 4,805 people and killing 68. In emergency rooms, doctors hooked the women up to ECG monitors, and …

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Gut symptoms that come and go are most likely to be caused by irritable bowel syndrome, or IBS as it’s also known. The problem is very common, and is often linked to eating certain foods. Sufferers can experience abdominal pain, as well as constipation, diarrhoea and bloating

DR ELLIE CANNON: Why do I get awful stomach pain and sickness so often?

Every three to four weeks I get a terrible stomach ache, with sickness and other distressing digestive problems. I’ve had scans, but they come back normal. I’ve tried liquid diets, but they don’t help. What could be wrong? Gut symptoms that come and go are most likely to be caused by irritable bowel syndrome, or IBS …

DR ELLIE CANNON: Why do I get awful stomach pain and sickness so often? Read More »

Gut symptoms that come and go are most likely to be caused by irritable bowel syndrome, or IBS as it’s also known. The problem is very common, and is often linked to eating certain foods. Sufferers can experience abdominal pain, as well as constipation, diarrhoea and bloating

DR ELLIE CANNON: Why do I get awful stomach pain and sickness so often?

Every three to four weeks I get a terrible stomach ache, with sickness and other distressing digestive problems. I’ve had scans, but they come back normal. I’ve tried liquid diets, but they don’t help. What could be wrong? Gut symptoms that come and go are most likely to be caused by irritable bowel syndrome, or IBS …

DR ELLIE CANNON: Why do I get awful stomach pain and sickness so often? Read More »